Thursday, July 8, 2010

Ringo is right

Yesterday was Ringo Starr's birthday, and what he wants is peace and love.

(photo from The Official Ringo Starr Site)

"At noon, wherever you are, just go, 'peace and love, peace and love,' that's your birthday gift to me. How great is that?"

That would be great, Mr. Starr. We all desperately need peace and love, and while it is generated by none it is available to all. God, whose steadfast love never ceases, makes a way for us to have peace with Him and with one another. Peace and love can be yours.

"And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience--among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires of the body and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, like the rest of mankind. But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loves us, even when were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ--by grace you have been saved--and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus." (Ephesians 2:1-7)

Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr. May grace and peace be yours from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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